Today’s Headlines for Friday, February 3

International Coverage of the 10-Day Sentence in the Bobby Cann Case (Daily Mail)

Lawsuit Filed in Police Crash That Killed Two Robbery Suspects (Tribune)

Woman Who Struck 3 pedestrians, Including a Toddler, Charged With Hit-and-Run (Tribune)

4 People Suffer Minor Injuries After Driver Plows Into a Volo Storefront (Tribune)

Urbanists and Suburbanists Duke It Out Over Proposed Jeff Park TOD (Curbed)

The Good Kind of “Social Engineering”: Local Engineering Firm Promotes Biking (ATA)

Can’t Make It to Our Meet-up? John Norquist Discusses Urbanism in Oak Park on 2/8

“Making the Transit Investment Case: Comparing London and Chicago” Talk 2/16 at UIC

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  • Daily Mail took a whole 24 comments until the cyclist was blamed, but “The drunk is not always the primary cause” sounds more like Stage 1 denial.

  • planetshwoop

    I think the Jeff park link is to the Trib, not Curbed?

    Also, Trib headline is fun: “No serious injuries reported after car drives into Volo sandwich shop” Gotta love the car in the active voice…as if the car, swept away with hunger, grabbed the steering wheel from the driver and crashed into the shop to get a Freaky Fast #6, no sprouts.

  • johnaustingreenfield

    Fixed, thanks.


Today’s Headlines

Activists Renew the Fight Against the “Mistake by the Lake” Garage (Tribune, DNA) 2 New Members, Including First Latino, Bring Metra Board Up to 8 (Tribune) New Metra Board Agrees to Turn Over Confidential Records to Inspector General (Tribune) Drunk Driver Who Killed 2-Year-Old Girl Was 3 Times Over Legal Limit (Tribune, Sun-Times) 1 Killed, […]

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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 2

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Today’s Headlines

Tribune: Nearly Half of Red Light Cams “Did Nothing to Make Drivers Safer” Fioretti and Garcia Say They Would Suspend Red Light Program if Elected (Tribune) 2 Dead, 1 Injured After SUV Driver Strikes Lamp Post in South Loop (DNA) 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on 4100 Block of South LSD (RedEye) Oak […]

Today’s Headlines

Editorial: High “Stop for Peds” Sign Damage Rate Means Drivers Should Slow Down (Tribune) Average Gas Price in the Region Currently Under $3 a Gallon and Falling (Tribune) Driver Dies After Speeding in Reverse Across the Lakefront Trail & Into the Lake (Tribune) Park District Truck Slides From Icy Section of Lakefront Trail Into the Water […]